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Introduction to WordPress - Learn to Setup Your Own Website

How to Use WordPress to Create, Customize and Manage Almost Any Site

3.95 / 5.0
10929 students2 hours 1 minutes

Created by Scott Falls, offered on Udemy

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6.1/10

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Course length

9/10

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Overall score

6.4/10

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Description

Have you always wanted your own website but didn't know where to start?

If this sounds like you then you are in the right place. You will look over my shoulder as i walk you, step-by-step, through exactly how to setup and start using a WordPress powered website in a matter of minutes.

We will cover the following in this WordPress Introduction:

  • How to Select the Right Web Hosting to Meet your Needs
  • How to Use the Tools Provided from the Web Hosts to Install and get WordPress up and Running in Under Five Minutes.
  • You will Learn and Become Very Familiar with the WordPress Dashboard
  • You will Learn how to Find and Install WordPress Themes
  • You will Understand what Permalink are and How to Use them
  • We'll look at Theme Specific settings to harness the Power of Our Selected Theme
  • We'll Change the WordPress Header to a Customer Header Designed for your Site
  • We will Set Up a Custom Email Account for your Site Directly in the Web Hosts Dashboard
  • We'll Set Up a Contact Form so People Can Contact You Directly from Your Site
  • We'll Set Up a Blog 
  • Well Add Images to Our Site and Posts

By the time you have completed this course you will be comfortable with WordPress and managing your own site.

We have a lot to cover, so I'll see you inside!

What you will learn

  • Select the Proper Web Host for your Site
  • Install WordPress (In Under 5 Minutes)
  • Learn Your Way Around the WordPress Dashboard
  • How to Download and Install A Theme
  • How to Change a Theme
  • Learn How to Work with WordPress menus
  • Learn about Permalinks
  • Add a Custom Header
  • Set Up a New Email Account for Your Site
  • Set Up a contact Form on Your Site
  • Set Up A Blog
  • Add and Edit Images

Requirements

  • You should have a PC or a Mac and Access to the Internet. No Experience is Required.
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  • Price: Free
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 2 hours 1 minutes
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bestcourses score: 6.4/10

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